Understanding Language Packs

Published: October 22, 2009

Updated: October 22, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

This content applies to Windows 7. For Windows 8 content, see Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK.

Different language packs and language interface packs (LIPs) are available for Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2. The following topics contain reference information for each language pack or language interface pack, numeric identifiers, and default values.

You can use the following reference information to customize your Windows images with language-specific settings.

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Understanding Multilingual Deployments

Describes multilingual deployment scenarios.

Available Language Packs

Lists the supported language packs and language interface packs available with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Language Pack Default Values

Lists the default settings for each language pack.

Default Input Locales

Lists the default keyboards for different languages and the hexadecimal and decimal identifiers for the input language and input method.

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